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Reeher Quoted in The Hill Article on Stacy Abrams Mask-Free Photo

February 8, 2022

The Hill

Grant Reeher

Grant Reeher


Stacey Abrams, a Democratic icon who is making her second bid to become governor of Georgia, is caught in a deepening storm after a photograph of her without a mask amid a group of masked schoolchildren was posted on Twitter (the tweet has since been deleted). The image is especially potent because it hits upon three of the most emotive topics within the broader discussion of COVID-19 restrictions: masking, education and whether excessive restrictions are being placed upon very young children. “It’s a bit puzzling,” says Professor Grant Reeher about the photo. “You wonder, what is going through that person’s head? And what is going through their staffers’ heads? It’s their job to make sure this stuff doesn’t happen.” Read more in The Hill article, "The Memo: Stacey Abrams faces growing furor over mask-free photo."


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